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Susan Armenta Nick Faber Steven V.Griend Evelyn J. Gunn Donna Hilton Carol Midgett
 
  Teaching Strategies

Impact on Students

  Biography


Evelyn Jenkins Gunn with students

Evelyn Jenkins Gunn

Tara Baird
During the poetry writing session, Tara wrote a poem based on what she experienced. “I saw, me personally, springtime. I love the spring. It’s rebirth. The flowers struggling—that’s like life.” Being able to choose her own topic helps Tara to write.

“The ideas just kept flowing.”

Nicholas Battaglia
Having artifacts from the early twentieth century to explore allowed Nicholas to feel involved in the learning process. Nicholas found the artifacts “interesting.” Having real objects from the period allowed him to “make comparisons” more easily in his writing. Small group discussions also help Nicholas to “feel involved.”

“I feel like I’m part of the process.”